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Pediatric Transthoracic Cardiac Vector Flow Imaging - A Preliminary Pictorial Study

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title = "Pediatric Transthoracic Cardiac Vector Flow Imaging - A Preliminary Pictorial Study",
abstract = "Purpose Conventional pediatric echocardiography is crucial for diagnosing congenital heart disease (CHD), but the technique is impaired by angle dependency. Vector flow imaging (VFI) is an angle-independent noninvasive ultrasound alternative for blood flow assessment and can assess complex flow patterns not visible on conventional Doppler ultrasound. Materials and Methods 12 healthy newborns and 3 infants with CHD were examined with transthoracic cardiac VFI using a conventional ultrasound scanner and a linear array. Results VFI examinations revealed common cardiac flow patterns among the healthy newborns, and flow changes among the infants with CHD not previously reported with conventional echocardiography. Conclusion For assessment of cardiac flow in the normal and diseased pediatric heart, VFI may provide additional information compared to conventional echocardiography and become a useful diagnostic tool.",
keywords = "Cardiac flow, Congenital heart disease, Transthoracic echocardiography, Transverse Oscillation, Vector Flow Imaging",
author = "Hansen, {Kristoffer Lindskov} and Klaus Juul and Hasse M{\o}ller-S{\o}rensen and Nilsson, {Jens C} and Jensen, {J{\o}rgen Arendt} and Nielsen, {Michael Bachmann}",
year = "2019",
month = "1",
day = "1",
doi = "10.1055/a-0656-5430",
language = "English",
volume = "5",
pages = "E20--E26",
journal = "Ultrasound International Open",
issn = "2199-7152",
publisher = "GeorgThieme Verlag",
number = "1",

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TY - JOUR

T1 - Pediatric Transthoracic Cardiac Vector Flow Imaging - A Preliminary Pictorial Study

AU - Hansen, Kristoffer Lindskov

AU - Juul, Klaus

AU - Møller-Sørensen, Hasse

AU - Nilsson, Jens C

AU - Jensen, Jørgen Arendt

AU - Nielsen, Michael Bachmann

PY - 2019/1/1

Y1 - 2019/1/1

N2 - Purpose Conventional pediatric echocardiography is crucial for diagnosing congenital heart disease (CHD), but the technique is impaired by angle dependency. Vector flow imaging (VFI) is an angle-independent noninvasive ultrasound alternative for blood flow assessment and can assess complex flow patterns not visible on conventional Doppler ultrasound. Materials and Methods 12 healthy newborns and 3 infants with CHD were examined with transthoracic cardiac VFI using a conventional ultrasound scanner and a linear array. Results VFI examinations revealed common cardiac flow patterns among the healthy newborns, and flow changes among the infants with CHD not previously reported with conventional echocardiography. Conclusion For assessment of cardiac flow in the normal and diseased pediatric heart, VFI may provide additional information compared to conventional echocardiography and become a useful diagnostic tool.

AB - Purpose Conventional pediatric echocardiography is crucial for diagnosing congenital heart disease (CHD), but the technique is impaired by angle dependency. Vector flow imaging (VFI) is an angle-independent noninvasive ultrasound alternative for blood flow assessment and can assess complex flow patterns not visible on conventional Doppler ultrasound. Materials and Methods 12 healthy newborns and 3 infants with CHD were examined with transthoracic cardiac VFI using a conventional ultrasound scanner and a linear array. Results VFI examinations revealed common cardiac flow patterns among the healthy newborns, and flow changes among the infants with CHD not previously reported with conventional echocardiography. Conclusion For assessment of cardiac flow in the normal and diseased pediatric heart, VFI may provide additional information compared to conventional echocardiography and become a useful diagnostic tool.

KW - Cardiac flow

KW - Congenital heart disease

KW - Transthoracic echocardiography

KW - Transverse Oscillation

KW - Vector Flow Imaging

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DO - 10.1055/a-0656-5430

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SP - E20-E26

JO - Ultrasound International Open

JF - Ultrasound International Open

SN - 2199-7152

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